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Samuel L. Hillard Joins Glatfelter as Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Samuel L. Hillard Joins Glatfelter as Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy

Glatfelter today announced that Samuel L. Hillard joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, reporting to Dante C. Parrini, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Hillard will have responsibility to facilitate the development and execution of Glatfelter’s global corporate strategy as well as lead business development initiatives.

“This is an important leadership role as we continue to strengthen our business by focusing on global growth opportunities,” said Mr. Parrini. “Sam has a demonstrated track record of identifying initiatives that create growth, value, and improved results. We look forward to his leadership and expertise as we welcome him to Glatfelter.”

Mr. Hillard most recently served as Vice President – Business Development with Dover Corporation, (NYSE: DOV), where he was responsible for strategy, mergers & acquisitions, and post merger integration within the Fluids Business Segment. Prior to joining Dover Corporation, Sam served as Vice President – Business Development for SPX Corporation, (NYSE: SPXC) where he was responsible for all M&A related strategic activity within the Flow Technology Segment. Additionally, he worked for the Blackstone Group with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.

Sam holds a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Notre Dame.

About Glatfelter

Glatfelter is a global supplier of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials, offering innovation, world-class service and over a century and a half of technical expertise. Headquartered in York, PA, the company employs over 4,300 people and serves customers in over 100 countries. U.S. operations include facilities in Pennsylvania and Ohio. International operations include facilities in Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines, and sales and distribution offices in China and Russia. Glatfelter’s sales approximate $1.7 billion annually and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GLT. Additional information may be found at


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